COP22: The UN Climate Talks 2016 in Marrakesh, Morocco – A student’s experience

In November 2016 , I travelled to the UN Climate Talks – known as COP22 – held in Marrakech, Morocco, as a member of the Aotearoa Youth Leadership Institute’s delegation.

ALYI Delegation to COP22, held in Marrakesh, Morocco.

The opportunity allowed me to experience the United Nations first-hand, to witness the process of high-level negotiations between states, and to meet with others from all corners of the globe who are taking action to mitigate the impacts of climate change, some of which our Pacific neighbors are already experiencing. Read more